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Delaware State Name Origin:

Delaware Indians - click to see all state name origins
Delaware Indian family - public domain image from:
History of Montgomery County Pennsylvania, Illustrated, 1884.
See All State Name Origins.

Delaware - click to see all state name origins

The name "Delaware" originates from the Delaware River and Bay, named in honor of Sir Thomas West (Lord De La Warr), governor of the English colony at Jamestown, Virginia in 1610.

Source:
State of Delaware; a brief history: Delaware official website
The Lenape or DelawareTribe: Delaware tribe of Indians
Links:
Delaware Indian Bighouse: Conner Prairie History Online
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